How True Crime Documentaries Have Affected Me

How True Crime Documentaries Have Affected Me

New career? Yes please.

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Netflix has recently released new shows and updated seasons of some of this year's most influential true crime series. I have binged both seasons of "Making A Murderer" and keep up with any updates posted on Twitter. I am currently watching "The Innocent Man" with my grandmother, which is extra interesting because of the location of the cases being familiar. What both of these shows have in common is the theme of exposing certain flaws in the United States' criminal justice system as well as the amount of frustration I get while watching how all the cases were handled by local authorities.

I began to be interested in crime shows and documentaries when I was fairly young around the age of ten when I would stay up at night watching hours of "Forensic Files" and seeing how each case was solved. As I got older I was more interested in unsolved cases and always liked the idea of being a detective. I am currently working on a minor in criminology which is honestly the most enjoyable classes I have taken while in college, but after finishing "Making A Murderer" I wanted to be able to do something within our current system. I have looked into adding a minor in criminal justice, but I am still unsure if I will be able to fit it into my schedule.

Anyone who has a conversation with me about the crime shows I watch or even just the true crime videos on youtube I enjoy watching knows, that I get almost overly passionate about these cases, the people involved and most importantly the ultimate truth. I would like to one day be an investigator or detective or even a director on a docu-series as camera work and journalism are also big interests of mine. In the end, if I can successfully help solve just one case that never seemed to go anywhere, I would be more than happy with my work knowing it helped someone else.

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The Best And Worst Moments Of 'The Bachelor': Season 23

Chris Harrison was right when he said this was the most dramatic season yet.

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This season of "The Bachelor" definitely went down in history as one of the best. In the beginning, I wasn't sure how I'd feel about Colton being the Bachelor because, just like the rest of America, I had mixed feelings about him. After his breakup with Becca on "The Bachelorette," and an on-and-off relationship with Tia, Colton found his way back to the Bachelor mansion once again, but this time as the leading man.

There were ups and downs, just like every season, but after the finale, I realized that Colton was one of the best Bachelors of the entire franchise. He was right up there with Bachelor number 22, Ben Higgins. He spoke from his heart and it was easy to tell just how hard he fell for some of these women.

Chris Harrison was right when he said this was going to be the most dramatic season yet. Here are the best and worst moments of the entire season. I'm already missing Colton's shower scenes.

1. Worst: The Constant Virginity Jokes

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ABC was seriously milking this.

2. Best: Any time Colton was in the shower.

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Hottest Bachelor ever? The answer is yes.

3. Worst: The Sloth Girl

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This was so painful to watch.

4. Best: Colton sending home Onyeka and Nicole together.

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Their drama was petty AF and Colton was not having it. Respect.

5. Worst: Demi getting the boot.

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So sad to see my girl put herself out there and get shot down.

6. Best: Demi's personality

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Everything that came out of her mouth was hilarious. Can't wait to see her thrive in paradise.

7. Worst: "Roll Tide"

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Hannah B's one-on-one date was so cringing. Her season as the Bachelorette is going to be very interesting.

8. Best: Caelynn talking about her past.

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This brave girl shared her story about sexual assault, and it was a moment so much bigger than the show.

9. Worst: None of Colton's hot friends making guest appearances.

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I'm talking about Blake and Jason. What a crew.

10. Best: Heather finally getting her first kiss.

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When they changed her "Never Been Kissed" title to "Has Been Kissed." Good one, ABC.

11. Worst: Hannah Beast

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I am really hoping Hannah Beast stays in her cage for "The Bachelorette."

12. Best: Getting a new "Bachelor" recap guy, Daniel Miramontes.

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This hilarious guy was made Twitter famous by Bachelor Nation because of his hilarious recaps of the show. He even got to Facetime Demi and was invited to the "Women Tell All." Check him out! @dmiramontes_

13. Worst: Chris Harrison's screen time was NON-EXISTENT.

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The past few seasons of "The Bachelor" and "The Bachelorette" have been lacking the best host in the world and I am super salty about it.

14. Best: Seeing Colton scream like a girl when skydiving with Tayshia.

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Too damn funny.

15. Worst: When Cassie broke up with Colton.

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Watching Colton shake from hearing that Cassie was choosing to leave was painful to watch. I am still in shock that he told her he wants to pick her when there were still two other women there.

16. Best: THE FENCE JUMP.

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Waited all season for this and it was totally worth it.

17. Worst: When Colton broke up with Hannah G.

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My heart seriously broke for her, especially seeing how sad she still was at "After the Final Rose."

18. Best: Seeing Colton fight for love.

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He broke Bachelor rules and made history by going after Cassie. I'm happy the two ended up together in the end.

19. Worst: Not seeing Colton on my TV screen every Monday night.

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I can't get that smile out of my head.

Another season down, and it was one for the books. Colton, I miss you and your handsomeness already.

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Check Out Which Of Your Fav Shows Return In March

Some of the best shows out there are back with new seasons this month.

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With so many shows out there, it's hard to keep track of which ones are coming back with new episodes! Have no fear -- I'm rounding up the best shows that have new seasons hitting a screen near you in the next month.

Without further ado, get ready to dive into more episodes of these amazing shows:

1. Mar 15th: "Queer Eye"

"Queer Eye" is BACK with Season 3 on March 15th on Netflix.

2. Mar 15: "Catastrophe"

The fourth and final season of this incredible series hits Amazon Prime Video on March 15th.

3. Mar 15: "Arrested Development"

The Bluth Family returns with a new season that will be streaming on Netflix.

4. Mar 17: "Billions"

Everyone's favorite financial drama is back with a new season on March 17th on Showtime.

5. Mar 22: "The OA"

"The OA" is back with a new season on Netflix on March 22nd.

6. Mar 27: "Jane the Virgin"

This underrated network series is back with season 5 on March 27th.

7. Mar 29: "Santa Clarita Diet"

The extremely unique and hilarious zom-com series is back for Season 3 on Netflix on March 29th!

8. Mar 29: "On My Block"

This extremely well done coming-of-age series is back on Netflix on March 29th as well.

9. Mar 31: "Veep"

The vulgar and hilarious "Veep" starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus returns for its final season on HBO on March 31st.

10. Mar 31: "Barry"

Critic darling "Barry" is back with its phenomenal cast on March 31st on HBO.

Enjoy!!!

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